Monthly Archives: March 2015

Swimming stories

I finished Leanne Shapton’s book Swimming Studies¬†recently. The very first chapter made me long to go for a workout in the pool. And so I did, on a¬†Wednesday afternoon not long ago — I slipped into my own lane in … Continue reading

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Talk About the Weather

We talk about the weather when we have nothing to say, or perhaps too much to say. It’s a human obsession — what will the weather be? Will we stay dry? Lose our crops to hail? Thirst in the midst … Continue reading

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